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Sixth From Varsity | Marches

25th September 2023 News

Sixth Form Varsity

The Marches Academy Trust Sixth Form Varsity Competition, held at Shrewsbury School, concluded with an electrifying final match that saw Idsall Sixth Form team emerge as the winners after a nail-biting penalty shootout against Marches Sixth Form. The atmosphere was electric as students from both schools displayed remarkable talent and sportsmanship throughout the competition. The […]

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Bikeability | Marches Academy Trust

21st September 2023 News

Two Trust schools selected to take part in cycling pilot scheme

Longlands Primary School and Nursery, alongside Grange Primary School and Nursery, have earned a coveted spot among 100 schools chosen to participate in the ‘Get Cycling’ programme, a collaboration between Shropshire Council and the Bikeability Trust. This pilot scheme, fully funded by the Department for Transport and backed by the Department for Education, aims to […]

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Student conference | Marches Academy Trust

21st September 2023 News

Change Makers in Action

Marches Academy Trust held its first student conference on Thursday 14th September, where 130 young people from eleven schools came together at the event hosted by AICO in Oswestry. The focus of the event was mental health and wellbeing and sustainability. After a welcome from CEO Sarah Finch, two keynote speakers addressed the group. The […]

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Summer HAF Programme a success | Marches

5th September 2023 News

Summer HAF Programme a success

Thanks to the support of Shropshire Council and the Department for Education; the Marches Academy Trust proudly hosted 10+ Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programmes across Shropshire this summer, in collaboration with the 4 All Foundation. Curious about the incredible impact we made? Check out our full report here: Together along with the fantastic enrichment […]

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22nd July 2023 News

Marches School Celebrates After Recent Ofsted Report

The Marches School and Sixth Form has continued to impress inspectors and celebrates receiving a rating of continuing to be ‘Good’ in all areas in their recent inspection. Headteacher Alison Pearson expressed her pride in the school’s achievement, stating, “We are thrilled with this deserved outcome of the inspection. It is a testament to the […]

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Longlands Ofsted report | Marches Academy Trust

3rd July 2023 News

Longlands Receives Good Ofsted Report

We are delighted to be able to tell you that WE ARE GOOD at Longlands Primary School and Nursery! Ofsted visited our school in July 2023 for a full inspection. The inspectors were so impressed with our school, the pupils, staff and how we engage with our community. We achieved a ‘Good’ rating in all […]

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